Schedule Unpredictability among Early Career Workers in the US Labor Market: A National Snapshot

January 12, 2015

Executive Summary: "Schedule Unpredictability among Early Career Workers in the US Labor Market: A National Snapshot"

Full Report: "Precarious Work Schedules among Early-Career Employees in the USA: A National Snapshot"

Authors: Associate Professor Susan J. Lambert, Peter J. Fugiel, and Associate Professor Julia R. Henly

Unpredictable, precarious work schedules are transforming the nature of employmentacross the economy. Drawing on data from a well-regarded national survey, we provide thefirst-ever estimates of problematic scheduling practices among a representative sampleof early-career adults (26 to 32 years old) in the US labor market.